The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 94 115 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 41 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 0.78% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 2.69% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 21
Median daily rate £323 £373 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £274 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £13.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+216.98% +15.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -34.21%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
891 929 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.25% 29.10% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 437 428
Median daily rate £344 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.77% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £246 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 22
Median hourly rate £40.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.15% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £62.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -9 18 £323 -15.83%
Glasgow +18 11 £325 - 4
Edinburgh -13 3 £378 +11.02% 10
Dundee +3 2 £163 -
Fife +6 1 £325 -
Tayside - 1 £95 -
Angus - 1 £95 -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 124 (94.66%) Degree
2 69 (52.67%) Security Cleared
3 57 (43.51%) Microsoft
4 50 (38.17%) SC Cleared
5 49 (37.40%) Windows
6 46 (35.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (32.06%) OpenStack
8 41 (31.30%) HP
8 41 (31.30%) PowerShell
9 36 (27.48%) ITIL
10 34 (25.95%) Active Directory
11 31 (23.66%) Windows Server
12 29 (22.14%) MCSE
13 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
14 25 (19.08%) SQL
14 25 (19.08%) Migration
14 25 (19.08%) Office 365
15 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
16 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
17 20 (15.27%) Linux
17 20 (15.27%) Java
17 20 (15.27%) Citrix
18 19 (14.50%) Project Management
19 18 (13.74%) C#
19 18 (13.74%) MS Exchange
19 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
19 18 (13.74%) VMware

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (32.06%) OpenStack
2 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
3 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (13.74%) MS Exchange
3 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
4 15 (11.45%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (6.11%) Apache
6 7 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (5.34%) JBoss
7 6 (4.58%) IIS
7 6 (4.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.58%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (4.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.76%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) Skype
2 9 (6.87%) HTTP
3 8 (6.11%) NetScaler
3 8 (6.11%) SAN
4 6 (4.58%) DNS
5 5 (3.82%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.05%) Kerberos
6 4 (3.05%) LDAP
6 4 (3.05%) X.500
7 3 (2.29%) SSL
7 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.29%) VPN
8 2 (1.53%) IPsec
8 2 (1.53%) SNMP
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.76%) DHCP
9 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.76%) Firewall
9 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.58%) MarkLogic
3 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.29%) DB2
5 2 (1.53%) GIS
5 2 (1.53%) MySQL
5 2 (1.53%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) DTS
6 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.76%) HBase
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.29%) gulp
4 1 (0.76%) Build Forge
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) French Language
2 7 (5.34%) German Language
3 3 (2.29%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Avionics
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Developer
2 7 (5.34%) BizTalk Developer
2 7 (5.34%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (5.34%) Java Developer
3 6 (4.58%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (3.82%) Consultant
4 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.05%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (3.05%) Engineering Specialist
5 4 (3.05%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (2.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (2.29%) Analyst
6 3 (2.29%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (2.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (2.29%) Junior
6 3 (2.29%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (2.29%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (1.53%) IT Manager
7 2 (1.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.98%) .NET
2 11 (8.40%) CSS
2 11 (8.40%) Web Services
2 11 (8.40%) XML
3 9 (6.87%) Middleware
4 7 (5.34%) J2EE
4 7 (5.34%) Spring
5 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.58%) Apache Commons
5 6 (4.58%) Drools
5 6 (4.58%) Ext JS
5 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.58%) jBPM
5 6 (4.58%) jQuery
5 6 (4.58%) JSP
5 6 (4.58%) Servlets
5 6 (4.58%) XSLT
6 5 (3.82%) HTML
7 4 (3.05%) Express
7 4 (3.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.16%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.87%) Virtual Team
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.34%) Clustering
6 6 (4.58%) User Experience
7 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.82%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.82%) PKI
7 5 (3.82%) Replication
8 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.29%) iPad
9 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.29%) Physics
10 2 (1.53%) CESG
10 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.53%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.53%) iSeries
10 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.40%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Windows Server
3 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.27%) Linux
5 13 (9.92%) Unix
6 5 (3.82%) AIX
6 5 (3.82%) Android
6 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.82%) Solaris
7 4 (3.05%) HPUX
8 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.76%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) ITIL
2 25 (19.08%) Migration
3 19 (14.50%) Project Management
4 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.69%) ITIL V3
5 14 (10.69%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.69%) OO
5 14 (10.69%) Six Sigma
5 14 (10.69%) Workflow
6 13 (9.92%) Change Management
6 13 (9.92%) Integration Testing
7 12 (9.16%) Analytics
7 12 (9.16%) OOD
7 12 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (9.16%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.16%) Software Distribution
8 10 (7.63%) ERP
9 8 (6.11%) ETL
9 8 (6.11%) High Availability
10 7 (5.34%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.30%) PowerShell
2 25 (19.08%) SQL
3 20 (15.27%) Java
4 18 (13.74%) C#
5 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.87%) Python
7 8 (6.11%) Perl
8 7 (5.34%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.34%) VBScript
9 4 (3.05%) C++
9 4 (3.05%) PHP
10 3 (2.29%) C
11 2 (1.53%) RPG
11 2 (1.53%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) C-shell
12 1 (0.76%) Groovy
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (94.66%) Degree
2 69 (52.67%) Security Cleared
3 50 (38.17%) SC Cleared
4 46 (35.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (22.14%) MCSE
6 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.29%) MBA
8 2 (1.53%) CCNP
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 2 (1.53%) MCTS
9 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.76%) CCDA
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (25.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.11%) XenApp
2 8 (6.11%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Samba
7 1 (0.76%) UAG
7 1 (0.76%) vCloud
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.34%) OVPA
4 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.76%) Oozie
5 1 (0.76%) OpenView
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.76%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 57 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.30%) HP
3 20 (15.27%) Citrix
4 18 (13.74%) VMware
5 12 (9.16%) AppSense
5 12 (9.16%) IronPort
5 12 (9.16%) Oracle
6 6 (4.58%) Nintex
7 2 (1.53%) Altiris
7 2 (1.53%) Apple
7 2 (1.53%) CA
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco
7 2 (1.53%) Samsung
8 1 (0.76%) Axway
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) Compuware
8 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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